Effectiveness Rating for 5-HTP's Ability to Increase Satiety

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well 5-htp is able to increase satiety. The overall rating for this claim is 3 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using 5-HTP to increase satiety will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for 5-HTP's Ability to Increase Satiety

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 2 studies in the database on 5-htp; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

5-HTP Dose to Increase Satiety

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
544.5mg once daily 544.5mg
300mg 3x per day 900mg

These dosages are based on body weight. The default value is 150 pounds. Enter your weight and click update to get appropriate dosages for your own body weight.


Title of Study
The effects of oral 5-hydroxytryptophan administration on feeding behavior in obese adult female subjects
Eating behavior and adherence to dietary prescriptions in obese adult subjects treated with 5-hydroxytryptophan